Instructional Assistant - Veterinary Technology Program
Ventura County Community College District
Ventura College (Ventura CA), CA
VC - Academic Affairs
We are currently accepting applications to fill two provisional
(temporary) positions to assist in the Veterinary Technology
Program at Ventura College. The schedule for each position will be
Monday - Thursday, up to 6 hours per day.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor, assist
instructors and Instructional Lab Technicians in the implementation
of the Veterinary Technology program.
WHERE YOU'LL WORK
is an accredited two-year institution of higher
education, has been a part of this beautiful seaside community
since 1925. It is conveniently located approximately 60 miles north
of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara. The 112-acre
campus, set in the rolling hills of Ventura, has an enrollment of
The Veterinary Technology Associate of Science
is two-tier pathway that begins with a
Veterinary Assistant Certificate of Achievement. The program
develops students for careers within the veterinary and animal
healthcare industry as veterinary technicians and also prepares
them to take the national licensing exam to become a Registered
WHO WE ARE
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and
the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College
District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district
serving residents throughout Ventura County. The VCCCD's three
colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College -
offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities;
career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as
community service, economic development, and continuing education
for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement. The
Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse
community of faculty, staff, and administrators promote academic
excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work
environment for its students, employees, and the community it
serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters
multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and
respect, and provides role models for all students, the VCCCD is
committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group
of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the
success of all college students.
We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an
application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving
Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it
reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek
to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion.
The Ventura County Community College District does not engage in
any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or
applicant for employment on the basis of ethnic group
identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status,
ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, sex,
religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran
status, and/or physical or mental disability.
This recruitment is being conducted to fill a temporary
assignment and not being
conducted to establish an eligibility list from which regular
appointments will be made, as such this recruitment may close at
any time. Employees hired in this capacity are considered at will
and do not accrue property interest in the assignment and are not
eligible for benefits.
Under the guidance of an instructor, assist students individually,
or in small groups, reinforce or follow up on instructions.
Assist instructors and staff in the demonstration of the proper
care and handling of animals. E
Assist instructors and staff in the preparation, set-up, and
clean-up of specialized instruments, equipment, and materials used
for class presentations, teaching demonstrations, student projects,
and practical assignments. E
Under the guidance of an instructor, demonstrate the operation,
use, and care of a variety of tools and equipment including
radiology machines, anesthesia machines, blood machines, large and
small animal handling and restraint equipment, patient monitors,
various supplies, needles, and syringes, autoclave, surgical
instruments, ultrasound, and ultrasound cleaner.
Participate in ensuring that the safety and security policies and
rules of the veterinary technology laboratory courses are observed.
Meet with instructors and/or staff to plan learning activities for
the veterinary technology laboratory.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of high school or other educational
equivalent AND two years of experience as a Veterinary
Successful completion of a Veterinary Assistant program AND one
year of experience as a Veterinary Assistant.
Applications will be screened for evidence of the minimum
qualifications and submitted to the hiring department as they are
received, as such this recruitment may close at any time. When
completing the application, please make sure you include ALL
current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of
the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and
contact information for your supervisors. Duration of work
experience is calculated based off a standard 40-hour full-time
work week. Part-time work experience will be prorated based off a
standard 40-hour full-time work week. Experience that is included
in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the
application may not be considered for the purpose of determining
whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the
selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College
District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the
filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing
such accommodations should document this request including an
explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to
participate in the selection process.
If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an
official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If
you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your
degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council
for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of
Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign
degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The
foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your
application materials. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
or the U.S. Department of Education
to search for
institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your
transcripts evaluated, please review the
list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation
. If applicable, an official copy of your foreign
transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.
To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/3482016/instructional-assistant-veterinary-technology-program-temporary-position